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San Luis Potosí, Mexico — The Northeast (and Central Highlands)
 

Miguel Hidalgo at the Basilica de Guadalupe

 
 
Miguel Hidalgo at the Basilica de Guadalupe Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By J. Makali Bruton, March 17, 2019
1. Miguel Hidalgo at the Basilica de Guadalupe Marker
Inscription.  

El inmortal caudillo de la independencia nacional, cura Don Miguel Hidalgo y Costilla, estuvo en este templo con motivo de su dedicación y en ejercicio de su ministerio del 10 de octubre de 1800.
San Luis Potosi
Taller de Marmoles Biagi Hnos.


English translation:
The immortal leader of National Independence, the priest Miguel Hidalgo y Costilla was here at the dedication of this temple and participated as part of his ministry on October 10, 1800.
San Luis Potosí
Biagi and Sons Marble Workshop

 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Churches & ReligionColonial EraWars, Non-US. A significant historical date for this entry is October 10, 1800.
 
Location. 22° 8.178′ N, 100° 58.241′ W. Marker is in San Luis Potosí. Marker is at the intersection of Calzada de Guadalupe and Calle de La Lonja, on the left when traveling north on Calzada de Guadalupe. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: San Luis Potosí 78000, Mexico. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Basilica of Guadalupe (a few steps from this marker); Minor Basilica (within shouting
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distance of this marker); Francisco I. Madero (approx. 0.3 kilometers away); Lupe Vélez (approx. one kilometer away); Water Reservoir (approx. 1.1 kilometers away); San Miguelito Square (approx. 1.1 kilometers away); Guadalupe Road (approx. 1.1 kilometers away); The 100th Anniversary of Mexican Independence (approx. 1.2 kilometers away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in San Luis Potosí.
 
Miguel Hidalgo at the Basilica de Guadalupe Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By J. Makali Bruton, March 17, 2019
2. Miguel Hidalgo at the Basilica de Guadalupe Marker
The marker can be seen to the left of the main entrance to the basilica.
A Papal coat of arms on the Basilica de Guadalupe image. Click for full size.
Photographed By J. Makali Bruton, March 17, 2019
3. A Papal coat of arms on the Basilica de Guadalupe
A nearby statue of "La Penitente" (The Penitent) image. Click for full size.
Photographed By J. Makali Bruton, March 17, 2019
4. A nearby statue of "La Penitente" (The Penitent)
This 2008 statue by Mario and Joel Cuevas is on the steps leading up to the entrance of the basilica. Its dedicatory marker reads:

“La Penitente”
“Una tradición de antaño vigente”
Escultura develada el 16 de diciembre del 2008 por el Lic. Jorge Lozano Armengol, Presidente Municipal de San Luis Potosí, S.L.P.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on April 20, 2019. It was originally submitted on April 20, 2019, by J. Makali Bruton of Accra, Ghana. This page has been viewed 112 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on April 20, 2019, by J. Makali Bruton of Accra, Ghana.

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